Walpole, MA 02081 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02081: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walpole, MA 02081

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 825
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,219
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 834
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.143, Longitude -71.257
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Walpole, MA 02081 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 19,217
Population in Households 18,615
Population in Familes 16,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 602
Population Density1 1,057
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 7,020
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 5,075
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,819 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,201 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $450,606
Average Home Value $505,650


Median Household Income $100,949
Average Household Income $129,235
Per Capita Income $47,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.37%
Households 0.26% 0.44%
Families 0.14% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Walpole, MA 02081 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02081 to the other 510 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 125 76th
Population Density1 # 211 59th
Diversity Index2 # 231 55th
Median Household Income # 88 83rd
Per Capita Income # 108 79th

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